HEAD OF THE CLASS: Several well-known names are going back to school on March 31 to sit on the other side of the desk. Norma Kamali, Donna Karan’s Jeffrey Aronsson, Coach’s Reed Krakoff, Candie’s Neil Cole, singer Suzanne Vega...
HEAD OF THE CLASS: Several well-known names are going back to school on March 31 to sit on the other side of the desk. Norma Kamali, Donna Karan’s Jeffrey Aronsson, Coach’s Reed Krakoff, Candie’s Neil Cole, singer Suzanne Vega and comic Lewis Black will be among the participants in this year’s New York City Public Schools’ Principal for a Day. Some of the temps are expected to help Joel Klein, chancellor of New York City’s Department of Education, celebrate the event’s 10th anniversary at the Tweed Courthouse tonight. Sponsored by Citibank, the program was founded by Public Education Needs Civic Involvement in Learning or PENCIL.
MATERNITY MADNESS: Mothers Work opened its first 4,000-square-foot Maternitymall Superstore at the Danbury Square in Danbury, Conn., Thursday. In addition to offering maternity clothing from its three brands — A Pea in the Pad, Mimi Maternity and Motherhood — the retailer said the store will celebrate a woman’s pregnancy, with a focus on her body, mind and spirit, through skin care products; yoga and Pilates accessories; prenatal vitamins; nursing accessories and fertility items; relaxation DVDs, magazines and books; photo albums; diaper bags, and journals. In addition, the store will hold seminars and demonstrations such as Pilates, Lamaze, food recipes, meditation, nursing and pregnancy survival tips. “It has been our dream to offer everything the pregnant woman could ever want — nine months of pampering — all under one roof,” Rebecca Matthias, president of MW, said in a statement.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)